Stormwater Design for Sustainable Development
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About the AuthorDr. As a national expert in stormwater, he teaches short courses and seminars throughout the United States. Rossmiller currently manages his own consulting company launched in 1998.. Ronald Rossmiller has expertise ranging from broad conceptual planning to detailed design of water resources facilities and stormwater management projects. The former National Program Director for Stormwater Management at HDR Engineering, Inc., Dr
Dr. Rossmiller currently manages his own consulting company launched in 1998.. As a national expert in stormwater, he teaches short courses and seminars throughout the United States. The former National Program Director for Stormwater Management at HDR Engineering, Inc., Dr. Ronald Rossmiller has expertise ranging from broad
Jon Jones said Five Star Book for Stormwater Practitioners. Dr. Rossmiller’s new book, Stormwater Design for Sustainable Development, is loaded with practical, easy to understand information that will be beneficial to all stormwater practitioners, whether they are involved with the planning, design, construction or operation/maintenance of stormwater facilities. The book provides a good blend of guidance on traditional storm drainage infrastructure such as channels, pipes, and culverts, along with stormwater best management practices (BMPs) with con. Stu said Current, comprehensive, and pragmatic. The stormwater management specialty has grown rapidly over the past few decades. We've gone from a single purpose-single means approach (get rid of runoff as quickly as possible using pipes and channels) to a comprehensive approach (stormwater is a resource and just one element of a quality urban environment). Ron Rossmiller's book nicely captures, for the practitioner, where stormwater management is right now.More specifically, this book describes and explains how to plan and design the now wide. Has very good explanations about the water resources planning and design for Amazon Customer Has very good explanations about the water resources planning and design for urban development. Presents good examples of BMPs, although not everything is explicitly explained to the reader.
With a focus on low-impact development, the book describes how to incorporate existing topography and drainage channels, curvilinear street layout, building locations, utilities, and proven best management practices, blending them all into a pleasing whole.The results, as shown by designs and calculations in several appendices, are developments for various land uses that are attractive, safe, affordable, sustainable, and economical to construct and maintain. They allow developers to use 100 percent of the sites for profitable construction, leading to developments that are community assets.This practical guide explains how to determine allowable water depths; develop inflow hydrographs for various components of a development; estimate storage volumes for above, surface, and underground locations; calculate outflow structure hydraulics for numerous types of facilities; and calculate routing curves and hydrograph routing. Real-world e